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Voice and Piano
About Allen Thompson
A well-rounded teacher, Allen Thompson works with all styles of singing from a place of calm, careful logic. Allen is equally skilled coaxing nervous beginners out of their shell as he is helping polished professionals amp up to the next level in their performances. Over more than a decade of diverse musical projects in a variety of roles, Allen has been a performer, director, pit accompanist, and coach, and has been able to incorporated a wide array of useful skills into his teaching.
Allen completed his Master of Music in Voice Performance at the University of Texas at El Paso, [···]
About Kate Lanagan
A versatile singer and communicator, Kate Lanagan has spent the last decade honing her teaching style and studying all styles of vocal music, from classical and Broadway to jazz, pop/rock and r&b. After completing her Bachelor of Music in Voice Performance, a degree largely focused on Classical and Operatic singing, Kate sought out and completed additional education in voice science and technical skills for contemporary and commercial styles of singing from such respected institutions as Westminster Choir College, Shenandoah Conservatory, and the Berklee School of Music. [···]
About Darnell Roulhac
Tenor, Darnell T. Roulhac is a native of Washington DC where he attended the Duke Ellington School of the Arts before receiving his Bachelor of Music degree in Voice Performance from The Boston Conservatory. A frequent performer and constantly evolving learner, Darnell is currently pursuing his Master of Music in Contemporary and Commercial Voice at the Shenandoah Conservatory.
As a teacher, Darnell values dramatic interpretation and performance skills. A supportive presence, Darnell is a wonderful instructor for those who helps students to not only unlock their voice, but also grab hold of their potential as performing artists. Darnell is well-versed in both classical and contemporary musical styles, as well as Musical Theatre, and loves working with all styles of music to best support his students' goals. [···]
About Kathy Chen
Kathy Chen is dedicated to sharing her passion for music through teaching and performing. Her studies have taken her from Wilfrid Laurier University in Canada, to the Mannes School of Music in New York City, and now to her work completing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the University of Miami in Piano Performance and Pedagogy. Kathy is thankful to have grown up in a musical home and has always been driven to share the blessing of music with others. Besides her decade of teaching experience, Kathy also enjoys getting involved in her local community, and has participated in various outreach programs for local elementary schools, high schools, and senior homes to spread her love of music even farther. Kathy also enjoys collaborating with other musicians, and has had the opportunity to work with many soloists, choirs, orchestras, and chamber ensembles.
Despite her formal education focusing largely on classical music, Kathy loves exploring all realms of music! She is constantly developing her skills and enjoys musical theatre, pop, and jazz as well. As a teacher, Kathy recognizes the importance of adapting to each student's personality, interests, and learning style. She is always seeking new ideas and teaching materials to better support her students through their musical journeys. Kathy believes that music lessons should be an enjoyable and enriching experience and hopes to inspire a lifelong appreciation and love for music in her students. Absolute beginners or more seasoned piano players will feel equally at home learning from Kathy!